Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Flip vs Samsung Galaxy S20

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI
2636 x 1080 pixels, 22:9 ratio, 425 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 566 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.26 %
81.04 %
88.59 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display:

1.1 inches, 300 x 112 pixels, Super AMOLED

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SM8150-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 640
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
256GB, available to use: 224 GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, EIS
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
10 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.59 x 2.90 x 0.28 inches (167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm)
5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Folded:

87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)
5.78 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
None
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red
Mirror black, Mirror purple
Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017
Feb 05, 2020
Jan 24, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG950U link
A3LSMF700U link
A3LSMG981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg
0.26 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg
0.96 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg
1.47 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.46 W/kg
1.39 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Phablet:

3.87 W/kg
3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1380
$ 1000

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Z Flip User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger and cable, OTG, SIM ejector tool, Protector, USB-C headphones.

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 29, 2017
Feb 11, 2020
Feb 11, 2020
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